Saturday, September 18, 2010

TWQ: Lesser Known Favourite Films

Today, TWQ (the Weekend Question) asks you to choose a few of your favourite films that are not ones that people choose regularly.

Can you list some of your favourite films that are not regularly chosen by others as ones they like? List as many as you wish.

My answers are:

* The Mist

* 30 Days Of Night

* Sophie Scholl  (German film)

* Same Time, Next Year

* Pleasantville

* The Others

* Went The Day Well (British film made in 1942 about German inmfiltration in a small village)

Now it's over to you...

17 comments:

Amanda said...

Dumb and Dumber and The Three Amigos.

Its been ages since I've watched either one of those. I should go dig them out....

... Paige said...

African Queen

Butterfly Effect

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

oh i agree with same time next year!

smiles, bee
xoxoxoxoxoxo

Susan said...

Went the day well, I know that one.

Brief Encounter, yes I know it's lots of peoples favourite film too.

The Small Back Room - a 1949 Powell and Pressburger film with David Farrar and Kathleen Byron.

Morning Departure, 1950 John Mills in a submarine, again. I know he did a few.

Also John Mills films This Happy Breed, Hobsons Choice, and In Which We Serve.

Colour films,what's those?

P M Prescott said...

1. Friendly Persuasion
2. Paint Your Wagon
3. The Blue Max
4. How The West Was Won
5. Barabas
6. The Egyptian
7. Quo Vadis
8. Mary Queen of Scots (Vanessa Regrave/Glenda Jackson version)
9. Anne of the Thousand Days
10. Soylent Green

Linda said...

Definitely Same Time, Next Year and Pleasantville from your list. For my own - What Dreams May Bring, Message in a Bottle, For Love of the Game, The Five People You Meet in Heaven (made for TV movie but very, very good!), Gettysburg, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Kiss Me Kate, Ten Things I Hate About You, and Say Anything.

rashbre said...

Passing through and saying hello... I'll just add one to the list:

The girl on the bridge. (La fille sur la pont).

oh and I should add a space selection:

Silent Running.

Jean-Luc Picard said...

Butterfly Effect was a good one.
Susan, I can see from which era your favourites are.

Linda, Bee, glad you like Same Time Next Year. The music and pictures between the scenes is wonderful. A fantastic comedy with heartbreaking moments

Michael Manning said...

Author, Author!
That's Life!
Autumn In New York
Joe Kidd
The Verdict

M. C. Pearson said...

Galaxy Quest
A Dog's Breakfast
Bride and Prejudice

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